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Tuesday, January 8

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• President Trump hasn’t made a final decision about whether to declare a national emergency to get his border wall.

• A bankruptcy judge is giving Sears Chairman Eddie Lampert another chance to buy the department store chain out of bankruptcy.

• Mayor de Blasio announced that the city is rolling out a program to provide health care to all New York City residents, including undocumented immigrants.

IN QUEENS
• A toddler with bruising on his head and body died in South Jamaica after he was rushed to the hospital.

• A woman convicted of animal abuse lashed out at a probation officer who discovered she was neglecting new pets.

• A second FDNY firehouse in Glen Oaks was closed after a firefighter there was confirmed to have scabies.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Hudson Yards-bound 7 trains run at a slower speed between Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av and Grand Central-42 St

• Northbound D trains are delayed and will skip the 25 Av stop while the NYPD responds to reports of an unruly customer at 25 Av.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

TRAFFIC
• 31 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 22 min - Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 21 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 25 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

SCOREBOARD
• The Brooklyn Nets (20-22) fell to the Boston Celtics, 116-95.

• Clemson crushed Alabama, 44-16, in the college football title game to win its third national championship.

• The Rangers (17-17-7) will battle Golden Knights tonight at 10 p.m.

• The Islanders (23-13-4) will face off against the Carolina Hurricanes tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Knicks (10-30) will take the court against Golden State Warriors (26-14) tonight at 10:30 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• “Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club” will premiere tonight at 8 p.m. on MTV.

• Lin-Manuel Miranda and three of his Hamilton collaborators have taken over a theatre book shop in New York.

• The line up for Bonnaroo 2019 has been announced.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• NCIS (CBS, 8PM) – Secretary of Defense Wynn Crawford shuts down Gibbs’ murder investigation and demands that Special Agents McGee and Torres be arrested for their actions in the case.

• New Amsterdam (NBC,10PM) – As Max fights for his life, New Amsterdam is in full swing with a pertinent heart surgery that is not covered by insurance and potential nurses walk out.

• The Rookie (ABC,10PM) – Officer Bradford’s wife, Isabel, is found shot but alive and he vows to track down the man responsible. Meanwhile, Officer Nolan must protect his home and the truth after a home invasion attack.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: The Mummy – At an archaeological dig in the ancient city of Hamunaptra, an American serving in the French Foreign Legion accidentally awakens a mummy who begins to wreck havoc as he searches for the reincarnation of his long-lost love.

• HULU: Beetlejuice – The spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit to drive them out.

• AMAZON PRIME: Breaking Big Season 1 – Why have some of the world’s most influential people been able to make it big? Explore how some of today’s artists, innovators, athletes and political leaders made their careers.

TECHNOLOGY
• Google is taking its translation prowess a step further with anew Interpreter Mode for the Assistant in smart displays.

• Razer will now let users control their PC gaming rig’s lightingeffects using Alexa.

• Anker announced its own in-car Google Assistant speaker, the Roav Bolt.

#TRENDINGNY
Trevor Lawrence

• Clemson

• #TheBachelor

• #NationalChampionship

• Bama

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Glendale – Mint 2 Family 3 bedrooms over 2 full fin. bsmt, box rooms, wood floors, private yard. Located near all. Asking $829,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

• For Sale – Maspeth – Solid Brick Ranch Style Home In The Heart Of Middle Village Near Juniper Park! Generous Living Room, 2 Bedrooms Including Queen Master Bedroom, Plus Completely Finished Basement! All On One Floor, With Parking Spot & Yard! Asking $599,000.

LOCAL EVENTS
• Flushing – 7:30 p.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz attend Korean American Business Council of New York New Year celebration. KumGangSan, 138-28 Northern Blvd.

• Corona – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 4 Monthly Meeting. VFW Post #150, 51-11 108th St.

• Queens Village - 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 13 Youth Education and Libraries Committee meeting. 219-41 Jamaica Ave.

• Kew Gardens – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 213

• Long Island City – 9:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.- Tyrannosaurus, a free comedy show bringing together some of NYC’s finest comedians. RaR Bar, 30-01 35th Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

January 9th, 2019 at 1:09 pm

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